ALAS-2018-1064


Amazon Linux AMI Security Advisory: ALAS-2018-1064
Advisory Release Date: 2018-08-23 17:30 Pacific
Severity: Medium
References: CVE-2018-2952 

Issue Overview:

Vulnerability in the Java SE, Java SE Embedded, JRockit component of Oracle Java SE (subcomponent: Concurrency). Difficult to exploit vulnerability allows unauthenticated attacker with network access via multiple protocols to compromise Java SE, Java SE Embedded, JRockit. Successful attacks of this vulnerability can result in unauthorized ability to cause a partial denial of service (partial DOS) of Java SE, Java SE Embedded, JRockit. Note: Applies to client and server deployment of Java. This vulnerability can be exploited through sandboxed Java Web Start applications and sandboxed Java applets. It can also be exploited by supplying data to APIs in the specified Component without using sandboxed Java Web Start applications or sandboxed Java applets, such as through a web service. CVSS 3.0 Base Score 3.7 (Availability impacts). CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L).(CVE-2018-2952 )


Affected Packages:

java-1.7.0-openjdk


Issue Correction:
Run yum update java-1.7.0-openjdk to update your system.

New Packages:
i686:
    java-1.7.0-openjdk-demo-1.7.0.191-2.6.15.4.82.amzn1.i686
    java-1.7.0-openjdk-src-1.7.0.191-2.6.15.4.82.amzn1.i686
    java-1.7.0-openjdk-1.7.0.191-2.6.15.4.82.amzn1.i686
    java-1.7.0-openjdk-debuginfo-1.7.0.191-2.6.15.4.82.amzn1.i686
    java-1.7.0-openjdk-devel-1.7.0.191-2.6.15.4.82.amzn1.i686

noarch:
    java-1.7.0-openjdk-javadoc-1.7.0.191-2.6.15.4.82.amzn1.noarch

src:
    java-1.7.0-openjdk-1.7.0.191-2.6.15.4.82.amzn1.src

x86_64:
    java-1.7.0-openjdk-devel-1.7.0.191-2.6.15.4.82.amzn1.x86_64
    java-1.7.0-openjdk-1.7.0.191-2.6.15.4.82.amzn1.x86_64
    java-1.7.0-openjdk-demo-1.7.0.191-2.6.15.4.82.amzn1.x86_64
    java-1.7.0-openjdk-debuginfo-1.7.0.191-2.6.15.4.82.amzn1.x86_64
    java-1.7.0-openjdk-src-1.7.0.191-2.6.15.4.82.amzn1.x86_64